SIMPLE Mobile Change Your SIM, Change Your Game Sweepstakes


1. Eligibility

SIMPLE Mobile Change Your SIM, Change Your Game Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of TracFone Wireless, Inc., Contest Factory or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

2. Sponsor and Administrator

Sponsor: TracFone Wireless, Inc., PO Box, 147 East Irvine, CA 92650-0147. Administrator: Contest Factory, 17602 17th Street #102 – PMB #116, Tustin, CA 92780.

3. Timing

Sweepstakes begins August 19, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends October 27, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Sweepstakes Submission Period”). Administrator is the official time keeper for this Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter

During the Sweepstakes Submission Period you can enter the Sweepstakes by going to (the “Site”) and submit a video that, “Tells us how you are changing the game” (the “Video”). You will also be required to provide your valid name, email address and phone number. You will be requested to check off the box and agree to the Official Rules and the terms and conditions of using Video Genie. You can also login in with your Facebook account details. Videos must be no more than 30 seconds in length and comply with the video requirements in section 5.

When a person submits their first Video of a Week (as defined below) they will automatically receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit of one entry per person, per email address, per Week (as defined below). A person cannot enter using multiple email addresses. A person can submit as many Videos as they want but will only receive an entry into the Sweepstakes for the first Video that is submitted per Week (as defined below). Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Videos which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive promotional emails from the Sponsor.

The entry period to submit a Video for the weeks and winner determination date is as follows:

Week / Start Date:

Week: Start Date: End Date: Winner Determined:
Week 1 August 19, 2013 12:00 a.m. ET August 25, 2013 August 27, 2013
Week 2 August 26, 2013 September 1, 2013 September 3, 2013
Week 3 September 2, 2013 September 8, 2013 September 10, 2013
Week 4 September 9, 2013 September 15, 2013 September 17, 2013
Week 5 September 16, 2013 September 22, 2013 September 24, 2013
Week 6 September 23, 2013 September 29, 2013 October 1, 2013
Week 7 September 30, 2013 October 6, 2013 October 8, 2013
Week 8 October 7, 2013 October 13, 2013 October 15, 2013
Week 9 October 14, 2013 October 20, 2013 October 22, 2013
Week 10 October 21, 2013 October 27, 201311:59 p.m. ET October 29, 2013

5. Video Requirements

Video must follow the below requirements. The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will determine which Entries do not meet the requirements.

  • Video must be no more than 30 seconds;
  • Video must not contain language that is inappropriate, offensive, or obscene;
  • Video must not violate any law;
  • Video must not communicate messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
  • Video must not disparage the Sponsor or promote a brand other than the Sponsor;
  • Video must be the original work of the participant, must not have been previously published, must not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; and
  • Video must not contain any personal information, such as full names, e-mail addresses or street addresses.

Videos will be reviewed by the Sponsor to ensure compliance with the submission requirements. Videos that comply with the submission requirements may be posted on the Site application. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Video for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including its determination in its sole discretion that a Video does not follow the above requirements. A Video may still be a valid submission even if it is not posted on the Site.

6. Terms of Submission

By submitting a Video you agree Sponsor has the unrestricted right to use your Video, commercially or non-commercially, including the worldwide right to publish and display the Video in any media for advertising and publicity, all without additional review or compensation. By entering, you represent and warrant that (i) your entire Video is an original work by you and you have not copied or used other works in your Video without permission or right to do so; (ii) no person, other than you has any right, title or interest in any part of your Video; and (iii) your Video will not infringe or violate any rights of any third party or entity. You understand that Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or refuse to post any Video at any time for any reason at its sole discretion.

7. Winner Determination

There will be ten (10) Sweepstakes weekly winners randomly selected on dates stated above in Section 4. Non-winning Sweepstakes entries carry over into subsequent weekly drawings. Administrator or an independent judging agency will select one (1) entry each week. Odds of winning a weekly prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Submission Period up to when the drawing occurs. A person may win only once during the Sweepstakes Submission Period.

8. Verification of Winners

Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners will be notified by email, telephone, or mail after the date of the judging. The potential winner will be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within five (5) business days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential weekly winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner of the Sweepstakes prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable Sweepstakes weekly prize to an alternate winner based on random drawing of all eligible Sweepstakes entries. The potential winner’s identity may be stated on the Sponsor’s Facebook Page before being verified. A person is not confirmed as a winner until they complete all steps outlined in this paragraph, even if the Sponsor’s Facebook Page states they are a winner.


10. Weekly Prizes

There will be ten (10) weekly prize winners. The weekly prize the winner wins will be based on which week they won. The weekly prizes are as follows:

Week Prize Description Quantity Approximate Retail Value
Week 1 Google Nexus Tablet 1 $600
Week 2 HTC Smartphone 1 $400
Week 3 Google Nexus Tablet 1 $600
Week 4 HTC Smartphone 1 $400
Week 5 Google Nexus Tablet 1 $600
Week 6 HTC Smartphone 1 $400
Week 7 Google Nexus Tablet 1 $600
Week 8 HTC Smartphone 1 $400
Week 9 Google Nexus Tablet 1 $600
Week 10 LG Smartphone 1 $400

For all Prizes: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

11. Entry Conditions and Release

By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of TracFone Wireless, Inc., Contest Factory which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the TracFone Wireless, Inc., Contest Factory, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.

12. Publicity

Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winners consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

13. General Conditions

Sponsor or Administrator reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor or Administrator’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor or Administrator in their sole discretion. Sponsor or Administrator reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

14. Limitations of Liability

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.

15. Disputes

Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate California State Court located in Orange County, California; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses , and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

16. Entrant’s Personal Information

Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which is available here.

17. Sweepstakes Results

For Sweepstakes results send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List - SIMPLE Mobile Change Your SIM, Change Your Game Sweepstakes c/o Contest Factory, 17602 17th Street #102 – PMB #116, Tustin, CA 92780. Requests for the winner list must be received by December 15, 2013.